Legislative Branch The Strongest

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The United States Constitution was found on September 17, 1787. In 1787 the leaders of the United States of America assembled together to write the Constitution. The Constitution is important for a number of reasons, primarily because it is the document that founded our government. It was ratified by each state in the name of "The People". The Constitution is a set of principles that explains how the new nation should and would be governed. This foundation has crafted this country over decades of years and it was what forms the United States. What is amazing about this is because we are still using the same exact document to run our country. The constitution is important because it outlines all of the people’s rights as citizens. It gives us …show more content…
Everyone assume the president controls everything but with the help of his peers and cabin below him, he is able to make decisions through their advice. The president does not make every call for the country. Even the president cannot control everything for the country, so that’s where the legislative branch comes in. I believe the legislative branch is the strongest because some of its powers. They write laws, levy tax, confirm Supreme Court justices, decide budgets and carry out impeachment processes and trials. In the idea of checks and balance, the legislative branch always gets the final check. A few examples that make this branch the strongest are, the president can veto a bill but congress can override the veto. Congress can remove a president or a Supreme Court justice with a valid accusation of the individual and trial. The legislative not only have the power to override and create laws but they all show to represent the people with their …show more content…
The First Congress was able to pass twelve amendments to the Constitution which was later sent to the states. By 1791, ten amendments are ratified which became the Bill of rights. Slavery played a big role in our society during the 1800s. Slavery was terrible because it abolished the rights to be human making them property. In 1865, Congress passes the 13th Amendment and it outlawed slavery in the United States. This was significant in American history because it gave freedom to all African Americans slaves. In 1919, another significant piece to American history was women rights. Congress approved the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. Impeaching a president was not common and if it was to happen, it will be shocking. It only happened twice in history, the House of Representatives and republican of house voted to impeach president bill Clinton in 1998. He was being accused of lying about having sexual affair with Monica Lewinsky and lied to everybody. The senate was able not reach the 2/3 's majority vote which needed to go through his impeachment so then it acquitted by the Senate which allowed Bill Clinton to remain in office until

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